Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 16, 2013

Va. student dies after running in gym class


Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. —  Caroline County Sheriff Tony Lippa says a high school student died after running during gym class.

Lippa tells media outlets that 15-year-old Caroline High School sophomore Thomas Wendell Wheeler II suffered cardiac arrest on Tuesday. Wheeler was taken to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center and later was pronounced dead.

Lippa says the cause of death hasn’t been determined but it appears to be natural causes.